The Carrot Seed

byRuth KraussIllustratorCrockett Johnson

December 28, 2004|
The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss
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Reinforced Library Binding
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From celebrated children''s book creators Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson comes the beloved classic story The Carrot Seed.

When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won''t grow. But when you are very young, there are some things that you just know, and the little boy knows that one day a carrot will come up. So he waters his seed, and pulls the weeds, and he waits...

This beautifully simple classic teaches the patience and technique of planting a seed and helping it grow. First published in 1945 and never out of print, the timeless combination of Ruth Krauss''s simple text and Crockett Johnson''s eloquent illustrations creates a triumphant and deeply satisfying story for readers of all ages.

Ruth Krauss, a member of the experimental Writer?s Laboratory at the Bank Street School in New York City in the 1940s, imaginatively used humor and invented words to create some of the very first books for children that highlighted a child?s inner life. She collaborated with some of the greatest illustrators in children?s literature, i...
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Title:The Carrot Seed
Format:Reinforced Library Binding
Product dimensions:32 pages, 0 X 0 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 0 X 0 X 0 in
Published:December 28, 2004
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060233518

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